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News IconAFCP Annual Forum:- 'Education - the essential farming and foodchain input' took place on 5 November 2019 at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.

Education in farming and food production is vital for the future of the industry and the Forum provided the opportunity to hear about the many ways that our sector is inspiring and involving children and young people to learn about farming and the foodchain – and to hear about the exciting new research into producing more food in ways that will also benefit our planet.

Presentations are available here

News IconAFCP Student Forum was held on 11 April 2019 at University of Reading

Many thanks to all who presented and attended this very successful event, giving agrifood students a chance to meet their peers and industry colleagues, and learn more about the broad scope of the work being undertaken in the wider agricultural field. Thanks too to University of Reading for hosting the day.

Thirty AFCP Charity funded students attended to make presentations or participate in the poster session. Many of the posters are available here.

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News IconHartpury are planning the official opening of the new Agri-tech Education Centre on 12th February 2020 - this centre will provide farmers, students and organisations with access to the latest commercial technology and innovative ideas, which will be available commercially across the beef, sheep and dairy sectors. More information here  and here.

News IconAFCP Eastern Region Soils Event took place early in March. See presentations from some of our charity funded students, NIAB, AHDB and Morley on soil research topics.

News IconFood and Farming Futures Conference on 25-26th November 2019

Food and Farming Futures and Farming and Countryside Commission are working together to put 'food' on the farming and science table. Producing healthy, nutritious, affordable food that secures long-term health and well-being of our people and planet, whilst tackling climate change and addressing environmental decline is one of the biggest challenges of our time. More information and register here.